The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Application Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Security Specialist
Rank 893 902 938
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Application Security Specialist 15 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.032% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.033% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 14 29 24
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £57,000 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Application Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88576 96429 106135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.53% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 75322 79912 87719
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Application Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Application Security Specialist in the job title.

Application Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region.

Application Security Specialist Salary Trend in England

Application Security Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Application Security Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Application Security Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Application Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 8 £55,000 -26.66% 4
North West - 6 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands -17 1 £65,000 +8.33%
Application Security Specialist
UK

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Application Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Application Security Specialist in the job title.

1 31 (83.78%) Security Testing
2 27 (72.97%) OWASP
3 24 (64.86%) Secure Coding
4 19 (51.35%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) .NET
5 18 (48.65%) SDLC
6 17 (45.95%) C#
7 15 (40.54%) Information Security
8 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
9 13 (35.14%) Finance
10 12 (32.43%) C
10 12 (32.43%) C++
10 12 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
11 11 (29.73%) Static Code Analysis
11 11 (29.73%) Struts
11 11 (29.73%) Python
11 11 (29.73%) RDBMS
11 11 (29.73%) Financial Institution
11 11 (29.73%) Firewall
11 11 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
11 11 (29.73%) Spring
12 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
14 7 (18.92%) CISSP
15 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
16 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
16 5 (13.51%) Mobile App

Application Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) Firewall
2 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) BGP
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.70%) IPv6
4 1 (2.70%) MPLS
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) OSPF
4 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) RDBMS
1 11 (29.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) AppScan
1 1 (2.70%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Financial Institution
3 4 (10.81%) Brand Awareness
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) Spring
2 11 (29.73%) Struts
3 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.11%) J2EE
4 2 (5.41%) JNI
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) JSP
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Android
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Security Testing
2 27 (72.97%) OWASP
3 24 (64.86%) Secure Coding
4 18 (48.65%) SDLC
5 15 (40.54%) Information Security
6 14 (37.84%) E-Commerce
7 12 (32.43%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (29.73%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (29.73%) Static Code Analysis
9 10 (27.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
13 4 (10.81%) Mobile Development
14 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
15 2 (5.41%) Reverse Engineering
15 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
16 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
16 1 (2.70%) SIEM
16 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) C
3 12 (32.43%) C++
4 11 (29.73%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.41%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) CEH
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 4 (10.81%) MCSE
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.81%) SANS
3 4 (10.81%) SSCP
4 2 (5.41%) CSSLP
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
1 1 (2.70%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) HP
1 2 (5.41%) IBM
1 2 (5.41%) Qualys
2 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Juniper
2 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire
2 1 (2.70%) Splunk
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